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public's help in identifying these two men. >> media's help, we know the public will play a role in identifying and locating these individuals. >> investigators say any piece of information the public might have, no matter how small it may seem could be the key to finding the two men. >> somebody out there knows these individuals as friends, neighbors, co-workers or family members of the suspects. >> the fbi says the suspects should be considered armed and dangerous. the bombings on monday killed three people, including an 8- year-old boy and injured 180. >> a day of grief in boston during a service at the cathedral of the holy cross. president obama attended the service and spoke tonight.
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>> as you begin this long journey of recovery your city is with you. your commonwealth is with you. your country is with you. we will all be with you as you learn to stand and walk and yes, run again, that i have no doubt you will run again. [ cheers and applause ] >> you will run again. >> the president told the people of boston your resolve ulis your greatest rebuke. and he vowed to find those responsible. >> after the ceremony the first lady met with aaron hern. he is the 11-year-old boy from martinez who was injured in the bombings. he is no longer in the intensive care unit. also today the president visited boston general. >> as the wounded recover
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boston is a city still coming to grips with the tragedy. ktvu's patti lee has more. >> reporter: a line of people stretched around the block to enter the cathedral of the holy cross. >> everyone has come together as a community, as a nation and the world. >> reporter: thousands waited on the streets for a look at the first family. for many the tragedy at the finish line at the boston marathon represent as threat to the way americans live. they wanted hear reassurance from their president. >> i hope that -- i think it may have to change but it is sad that it does -- we have to go through this. >> reporter: president obama paid respects to those killed and wounded and promised this was not the end. >> i am proud and i feel so much better about, you know,
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taking the next step to recovery. for those who could not attend this stretch of boylston street is serving as a standing and by this afternoon this memorial grown in size. >> we will take everything and move it somewhere safe. >> reporter: he is the protector of the memorial here and promised to patrol it at night so others could find strength in community. patti lee, ktvu channel 2 news. >> surveillance video and cell phones have become crucial to the investigation. ktvu's kristen c is live -- christian christien kafton is live with a new tool that could come in handy. >> reporter: a drone high in the sky could have provided video for investigators at the boston marathon. and he would like to see that
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technology right here in the . >> reporter: the sheriff's office is working on a policy for using a drone for law enforcement. today he sited the terror attack in boston as a reason to use it. >> if we had a different perspective you can capture the people coming and going. >> reporter: he could see a use for it to patrol events in the east bay. >> the oakland marathon, before the race, during the race. >> reporter: he says he wants to see the suspects in the boston marathon bombing caught as much as anyone. >> a horrific attack on innocent people that took place on monday. >> reporter: he says in the past law enforcement used
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tragedies to expand their powers and that might mean drones in the future. >> is this making us safer? i don't think so. our privacy has been compromised. civil rights are comp compromised. >> he is working on a policy for privacy and any use would be limited and used on specific missions. christien kafton, ktvu channel 2 news. >> our coverage continues on we posted the surveillance video and a slide show of the still images the fbi released today on the two suspects in the boston marathon-bombings. suspect held up for the day surrendered to police. the man barricaded himself this morning. there was concern the man may have bombs and guns so police
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evacuated neighbors and sent a robot to investigate. one neighbor is relieved the man is under arrest. >> he said he had two bombs and two guns. i believe he has the bombs but not the guns. >> reporter: why do you believe that? >> he was explaining to the cops about the two bombs. what triggered them. >> police say no explosive devices were found. officers are waiting for a warrant to search the apartment. oakland school officials say a woman with her baby were nearly hit by gunfire today. a spokesman says before 3:00 p.m. this afternoon someone fired at two students on the sidewalk. the gun shots missed the students but hit the windshield of a car where the mother and baby were sitting. no one was hurt.
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ed. a suspicious package shut down cabrillo college for hours today -- for 4 hours today. a box was found after 10:00 a.m. this morning. authorities evacuated hundreds of people as a precaution. the bomb squad blew up the package but they haven't described the contents. the campus was reopened, no one was hurt. san francisco police said today they found a 12-year-old boy who escaped from juvenile haul. he was at his mother's home. he escaped before 10:00 p.m. on tuesday night by smashing a window. tonight police are looking for the 16-year-old who was in custody for a probation violation. some california drivers pay extra for special license plates but it is possible the
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money was misspent or not collected. ktvu's ken pritchett is live with a new report that is blaming the dmv. >> some show love for sfo. others belong to lawyers and this one needs explaining. >> i have a yellow mini. looks bike a bee. >> reporter: she paid extra for this plate as did this owner. the money going to the coastal commission. but now it seems the money wasn't being collected or spent correctly. >> i am not surprised. >> reporter: the auditor's office found the problem. plate that help the environment, the art and more. >> department of motor vehicles has foregone $22.2 million over two years. >> reporter: the dmv failed to
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collect $12 million in special plate renewable fees and undercharged by 10 million- dollars. a percentage go to administration but the auditor found on the environmental plates dmv over estimated those costs by $6 million. other special funds were under charged. >> seems like everything is going through the cracks. >> that was ktvu's ken pritchett reporting tonight from oakland. most voters approve of governor jerry brown's new school funding proposal. a poll finds 71% of people support giving more money to school districts with more english learners and lower income earners. 68% say state funding is not
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enough. >> californians perceive -- school districts and wealthier areas. >> the poll found many believe the resource translates into achievement issues. the housing market is showing signs of life. new numbers show buyers paid $436,000 in march. that was up 7% from february. and up 21.8% from a year ago. however, while prices are up sales are down due to a lack of inventory. grants will help homeowners facing foreclosure. kamala harris made the announcement today. it will be distributed by 21 state organizations. five of the organizations are right here in the bay area to
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help struggling borrowers here. warm up in the forecast, coming up the spots in the bay area you will find the most sunshine and the highest temperatures. >> first a planet with hawaiian weather, the details about the new discovery. >> and after the break, forcing home owners to pay thousands to fix up their homes, the mandatory new program. >> it is a safety concern. i don't know who should pay for it.
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former teacher plead no contest to 9 counts of having sex with a former student. she entered the plea. she worked as a math teacher.
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the abuse happened from december 2010 to may 2011. police say the relationship began through the cell phone app words with friends. 13-year-old is the 6th suspect to be arrested in connection with the shooting death of a paramedic, quinn boyer. he was charged today, just 13 years old. also today a 16-year-old was charged with murder as an adult. he faces special circumstances to make him eligible for the death penalty. he is due in court tomorrow. those two along with four other teens are accused of killing the paramedic two weeks ago in an attempted carjacking. today marks the 107 anniversary of san francisco's 1906 earthquake but a suspicious package prompted organizers to move the ceremony
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to union square. gregsan francisco police chief greg suhr said someone put a bag down and then left. authorities say in the end the bag turned out to be harmless. sirens blared at 5:11 a.m. this morning as they do every year to commemorate the earthquake. another tradition, the fire chief repainted the only working fire hydrant the way the earthquake hit. the earthquake and fire killed 3,000 people and left much of san francisco destroyed. san francisco homeowners are being ordered to address the safety risk of soft story buildings. new tonight at 6:00 p.m. ktvu's dave s with the -- david stevenson with more. >> reporter: san francisco mayor says buildings similar to this one face a deadline to
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become seismically safe. >> reporter: on this anniversary of the 1906 earthquake and fire san francisco's mayor signed a seismic law. it targets 3,000 soft story buildings that may collapse in a strong earthquake. >> 58,000 people live there, buildings contain 7,000 workers and small businesses. >> reporter: several buildings collapsed in the 1989 earthquake. since then an industry sprung up to reto fit homes and apartment buildings. >> reporter: the city estimates the law will cost some owners 60,000 to $130,000. >> i think it is a lot of
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money. i don't know what people can do about it but it is a safety concern but i don't know who should pay for it. >> reporter: the city and several banks are working on loans to help own owners. -- help homeowners. >> they have to give support to those who can't afford the increases. >> reporter: the program takes place over the next 7 years. reporting live in san francisco, david stevenson, ktvu channel 2 news. state and federal officials say they found pipe corrosion similar to what caused the fire at chevron refinery at another california facility. the pipes were discovered at chevron refinery in los angeles county. chevron inspected the pipes
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after the richmond disaster and they say they have replaced the damaged pipes. pg&e today issued a reminder about the danger of doing major construction digging without notifying them first. today's announcement follows a gas leak yesterday in which crews ruptured a gas line. it prompted evacuations. pg&e says it all could have been avoided if they had just called 811. >> this 811 program is critical to the safety of pg&e's pipeline infrastructure. in 2012 over 1500 times an excavator struck and damaged pg&e's facilities. >> for anyone who calls a pg&e crew will come out and mark the gas lines, no questions asked.
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sunny and warmer today and great visibility as you look off into the bay. plenty of sunshine. clear conditions. not that windy along the bay. you can see the island today. and you can see all the way out to mount diablo. beautiful day in the bay area. winds along the coast, lighter. and temperature said warmer. 78 in -- temperatures warmer. 78 iniant iniant -- in antioch. things are starting to warm. beginning of the warmer trend has begun. the real warming shows up on saturday and sunday which temperatures are in the mid- 80s, maybe higher, upper 80s, low 90s. there is the winds, 10 miles per hour, oakland airport. it is spring. it feels like spring out there. tomorrow like today. breezier along the coast.
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coastal fog. inland, temperatures will be warmer or the same. saturday and sunday warms further. over night lows like this morning. highs tomorrow, yellows are 70s. look at all the oranges. bunch of them, right? san jose, morgan hill, gilroy. cooler along the coast. why? more of a sea breeze, fog. this low-pressure system is the main reason. if it weren't for that tomorrow would be 5 degrees warming. more wind and fog. then temperatures warm up. the weekend, the high pressure owns it, temperatures heat up. mid-80s saturday and sunday. maybe warmer than that. fog right there. 11:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. you know how that works. cooler, ocean beach, wind. it won't be a dense fog but
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patches. and then it clears out. saturday fog free. warmer too. winds go northeast. off shore. highs tomorrow, 79 fairfield. 79 napa. antioch 80. a lot like today. cooler that coast. five-day forecast with your bay area weekend in view, a dry one. and we don't see rain really at all. now looking at pollen levels and warming temperatures. >> the views, the pictures -- >> so clear. beautiful. >> thank you. >> thank you. coming up on bay area news at 7:00 on tv 36, an update on the explosion in texas and the investigator going there to help confirm this was an accident and the images are everywhere, the man hunt inch boston to -- in boston tied to the boston marathon-bombing. ktvu channel 2 news -- join us
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for these stories and more on bay area news at 7:00 on tv 36. in three minutes the potential planets they have their eye on. closed captioning for the. >> reporter: at 6:00 p.m -- for the ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00 p.m. brought to you by ...
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today nasa announced the
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kepler space telescope discovered two new planets. kepler 69e and kepler 69f are outside of our solar system. the significance is scientists believe they can sustain life. that is based on the size of the planets and the distance they are from their star, which is described as a hawaiian like planet on one. mark joins us now. >> california dreaming on that plane ride home from milwaukee. 3 game sweep and a losing road trip for the giants. matt cain hasn't won a game and the giants haven't won any of his starts. two run shot. the opposing pitcher with a
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blast that gets over the wall. it gets worse. another two run shot. matt cain 6 innings, gives up 7 hits, 7 runs. he is 0-2 and the giants weswept in -- swept in milwaukee. 7-2 is the final. mean time, one of the rare occasions when individual and team goals met last night, warriors game, steph curry beats the three point mark, his personal season ending on a high note. most importantly they are going to the playoffs. he for the first time, saturday, denver, game one. that is what it is all about. >> match-up well. they won 3-1 in the regular season. we feel like, you know, our game really -- really matches up well with theirs and we have a good shot to take care of
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business. >> ready for football? september 8, 49ers open up against the green bay packers in san francisco. that is the sporting life for now. >> thank you. boston is a city in mourning and reflections, tonight on the 10:00 p.m. news, the role the bay area is taking a support those impacted by the boston marathon bombings. >> thank you for trusting ktvu channel 2 news. we are always here for you on and mobile ktvu. thank you for joining us. ñç
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